Category Archives: Green

How to Declutter the Eco-Friendly Way

clutter

Most of us tend to accumulate lots of “things” over time. But when these “things” take over, it’s often termed as “clutter”. When your home is full of clutter, it can make you feel stressed, not to mention it can cause you to lose important stuff. Think about all the minutes you spend looking for things because of clutter. Clutter makes it more difficult to clean, too, and can even impact your ability to get a good night’s sleep.

A Guide to Greenhouse Gases

greenhouse gases

Greenhouse gases are ones that trap heat within the atmosphere, and that experts believe are responsible for global warming and climate change.  Since the 18th century and the beginning of the industrial revolution, the activities of humankind have been responsible for almost all of the increase in greenhouses gases in the atmosphere.

13 Tips to Green Your Workout

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When you’re environmentally-aware, you’re used to recycling, minimizing your carbon footprint, composting, and more. You’re probably only too aware of what you’re putting into your body, and you eat well, and are aware of where your food comes from.

Planning a Greener City: 5 Ways to Transition to New Green Technology

green city

As more and more people are expressing interest in green technology, cities are listening. While individual responsibility is essential for going green, city-wide efforts are crucial as well, and those working in government can have a tremendous impact. Here are five ways to transition to new green technology.

About Essential Oils and Their Uses in an Eco-Friendly Home

essential oils

We’ve all heard of essential oils, and how they’re used in aromatherapy. These oils can also be used around the home and to help calm and relax you for better sleep, as well as to help you clean your home using natural, chemical-free products.

Here we take a look at some of the best ones to use around your home, as well as discover exactly what essential oils are.

Cork: Green Material Spotlight

wine cork

Cork is a wonderfully green material to use and has various building and home applications. It’s environmentally sustainable and is also readily available throughout many areas of the world, particularly in the Mediterranean.

6 Ways Businesses Are Becoming More Eco-Friendly

green business

Having an interest in greening your business shows you’re sensitive to our environment. Your efforts contribute tremendously to the vitality of our earth. Both corporate giants and small businesses are making eco-friendly strides. Here are some practices companies are adopting to reduce their carbon footprint. You can follow suit!

What Does Responsibly Sourced Mean?

supply chain management

Sometimes referred to as supply chain responsibility, responsible sourcing is a voluntary commitment made by companies to take environmental and social factors into account when managing their relationship with suppliers.

Shopping: Online or at Brick and Mortar Stores – Which is More Eco-Friendly?

shopping

The holiday shopping season is here, and when it comes to shopping, there are some very mixed messages out there about which is greener: shopping online or at an actual, physical brick and mortar store.

What Makes a Product or Material Green?

cork tree bark

cork tree bark

When thinking of what makes a product or material green, there are so many aspects to take into consideration. In terms of construction, sustainable building is a concept that integrates and incorporates various strategies through each step of the designs, construction, and later, operation of building projects. The utilization of green products and building materials is an incredibly important strategy in the design of a green building.